regul (s.xiii1/4)

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regul (s.xiii1/4)


[ FEW: 16,686b regel; Gdf: 7,197c rigollas; GdfC: 10,577c rigole; TL: 8,1292 rigole; DEAF:  regol; DMF:  rigole; TLF:  rigole; OED:  rigol n.; MED: ; DMLBS: 2838b rigolus ]

The core sense, ‘watercourse, channel’ (possibly from Middle Dutch regel, meaning ‘straight line’) does not seem to be attested in Anglo-Norman.


regul de mer
1marit.geog.small sea-arm, creek, inlet
( s.xiii1/4; MS: s.xiiim )  Fruissés sunt les barges e trestotes les nefs [...]. En une roche lez un regul de mer, La sunt dis mille dé Sarazins entré  1381
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